President & CEO, Directors Global Insurance Brokers Ltd.
Stephen (Steve) Mallory is President, CEO of Directors Global Insurance Brokers Ltd., a Toronto based firm which provides commercial and directors insurance brokerage services along with enterprise-risk-management counsel for organizations located across Canada and internationally. Previously, he served as CEO and Region Head within two of Canada’s largest insurance brokerages. Steve brings close to 10 years of experience on Federal Crown Corporation boards. He served from 2012-2017 on the Board of VIA Rail Canada, including as Chair of the Governance, Risk and Strategy Committee, and on the pension Investment Committee. Previously he served from 2008-2012 as a director with the Standards Council of Canada. On both boards he led board risk oversight. Steve has served since 2011 as a member of the CSA Canadian Risk Management Mirror Committee TC 262, providing input on risk and safety standards for Canadians. He has completed Directors training at the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD.D) and at the Government of Canada. He holds the CRM (Canadian Risk Management) and FCIP (Fellow, Chartered Insurance Professional) designations, and a BA from the University of Western Ontario. Steve is an instructor teaching Board Risk Oversight to participants of the Institute of Corporate Directors, DEP/ICD.D program, and delivers the session at the Rotman Business School/ University of Toronto and at other participating universities across Canada. He also instructs on risk to members enrolled in the new Governance Professionals Canada(GPC) accredited program, and at York University, he is an instructor to students enrolled in the Masters, Financial Accountability program. Steve authored a chapter on D&O and commercial insurance in “The Handbook of Board Governance” (2016), by Richard A. Leblanc, and he is regularly quoted in Canadian business and risk industry publications. In 2015, Steve led a team of business people and musicians and raised funds to drill five water wells in Africa, supplying 5,000 people with fresh, clean water.